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Fierce Convictions

Fierce Convictions

On 1/27 Krystal wrote: Fierce Convictions The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More by Karen Swallow Prior is a biography about one of the most important women in history that you haven't heard of. Hannah More affected every level of 18th-century British society. She helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, ... Fierce Convictions Review

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3 Stars

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Love Without End

Love Without End

On 1/3 Krystal wrote: Love Without End by Robin Lee Hatcher takes place after Kimberly Welch loses her husband to a heart attack. She used to live a lavish lifestyle, but little did she know her husband was in debt and did not keep up with the premiums on his life insurance policy. She is left without a house, car, husband, ... Book Review: Love Without End by Robin Lee Hatcher

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3 Stars

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Into the Canyon

Into the Canyon

On 11/17 Krystal wrote: I picked up this book, because the description seemed interesting enough. However, it was not able to keep my interest. I just couldn't get into it, and I'm not sure if it's because it doesn't really have a plot, every other chapter goes back and forth from the 70's to present time, or it was just because ... Into the Canyon by Michael Neale

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3 Stars

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Hit

Hit

On 11/12 Krystal wrote: Hit by Lorie Ann Grover is about Sarah, an 18-year-old girl that is infatuated with Mr. Haddings, her 21-year-old English teacher. Mr. Haddings also has feelings for her, but he's conflicted, because perusing a relationship with a student can have major consequences. Sarah decides that she's going to ... Hit by Lorie Ann Grover Book Review

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Confession

The Confession

On 10/19 Krystal wrote: The Confession by best-selling author, Robert Whitlow is a legal thriller. The story begins with Holt Douglas and his best friend Calico as teens. They had both been drinking. Calico was too drunk to drive, but Holt felt pretty confident that he was still capable. They end up getting into a fatal car ... Book Review: The Confession by Robert Whitlow

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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Destined for Doon

Destined for Doon

On 10/18 Krystal wrote: Destined for Doon is the 2nd book in The Doon series. I read the first book, and I thought it was pretty entertaining and fun, so I thought I would enjoy this one, and I wasn't disappointed! If you haven't read the first book, I highly recommend that you do before reading this installment, because it ... Destined for Doon Book Review!

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

How to Pick Up a Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness

On 9/19 Krystal wrote: I decided to read How to Pick Up A Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness by Todd and Erin Stevens because I was intrigued to find out about a church group that is open-minded enough to extend a helping hand to the most unlikely people for a church group to reach out to; strippers. I was hopeful that the ... Book Review: How To Pick Up A Stripper and Other Acts of Kindness.

Krystal's Rating:

3 Stars

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Doon

Doon

On 7/19 Krystal wrote: Doon is a young adult fantasy novel that is the first of it's series. It was written by best friends Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. Doon is based loosely off of the musical Brigadoon, which I have never seen or heard of prior to reading this book. The book starts off with best friends Veronica and Mackenna ... Book Review: Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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Love, Skip, Jump

Love, Skip, Jump

On 7/9 Krystal wrote: In Love Skip Jump the author, Shelene Bryan, tells the story of how she stepped out of her comfort zone, to help others and started living the adventure of yes. It all started one evening when she was throwing a party, a woman that she had never met noticed the pictures of the kids she was sponsoring ... Love Skip Jump by Shelene Bryan Book Review

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has

I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has

On 6/10 Krystal wrote: I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has chronicles the life of Mandy Hale, The Single Woman blogger with half a million Twitter followers. From bad breakups, to unfortunate makeups, to hirings, and firings Mandy Hale delivers with humor and insight. Before reading this book, I was not a follower ... Book Review: I've Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has by Mandy Hale

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4 Stars

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Notes from a Blue Bike

Notes from a Blue Bike

On 5/15 Krystal wrote: Notes From a Blue Bike The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World by Tsh Oxenreider is about living with intention and living simpler. Each chapter touches on a different subject such as food, entertainment, education, travel, and work. Living intentionally means having a plan and making more ... Notes From a Blue Bike The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World by Tsh Oxenreider

Krystal's Rating:

5 Stars

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Running Lean

Running Lean

On 2/18 Krystal wrote: Running Lean by Diana L. Sharples is about a young teen couple named Stacey and Calvin. Stacey and Calvin are quite opposite. Stacey loves art, manga, fashion design, and strives to be skinny like the models in her fashion magazines. Calvin loves riding his motorcycle with his friends, comes from a rural ... Running Lean by Diana L. Sharples Book Review

Krystal's Rating:

5 Stars

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Ghost Boy

Ghost Boy

On 1/19 Krystal wrote: Ghost Boy is the story of Martin Pistorius. Martin was a healthy happy child, but one day in January of 1988, when he was just 12, he came home complaining of a sore throat, and nothing was ever the same. Doctors didn't know exactly what was wrong with him, but he was diagnosed with a degenerative disease ... Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius

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5 Stars

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A Walk Through the Dark

A Walk Through the Dark

On 11/8 Krystal wrote: A Walk Through The Dark: How My Husband's 90 Minutes in Heaven Deepened My Faith for a Lifetime by Eva Piper is the true story of a woman, Eva Piper, who takes us through a walk in a dark time of her life. This dark time is after her husband dies in a car accident, and is prayed back to life, she then ... A Walk Through The Dark: How My Husband's 90 Minutes in Heaven Deepened My Faith for a Lifetime by Eva Piper Book Review

Krystal's Rating:

3 Stars

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A Dream So Big

A Dream So Big

On 10/3 Krystal wrote: The Peifer family were living a normal american life in Texas. Steve Peifer had a great career, financial stability, a wife, and two sons. When their third son tragically died of a chromosomal disease after living only 8 days, Steve and his wife's lives were turned upside down. Nancy, Steve's wife, had ... A Dream So Big By Steve Peifer

Krystal's Rating:

5 Stars

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When God Makes Lemonade

When God Makes Lemonade

On 5/12 Krystal wrote: When God Makes Lemonade is a collection of 68 short true stories. All of the stories are about people who find themselves in sour circumstances such as unemployment, grieving the loss of a loved one, the diagnosis of a life threatening illness, or wrecking your dream car. Through these tough times, they ... When God Makes Lemonade by Don Jacobson

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 3/21 Krystal wrote: Unglued Devotional is a guide that will help you every day in becoming less emotionally unglued. What is emotionally unglued? This is when you become angry, upset, stressed out, critical, disappointed, and any other emotion that can make you react in a way that is less than ideal. She calls it an "imperfect ... Unglued Devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

Krystal's Rating:

5 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 2/10 Krystal wrote: Stumbling on Open Ground takes us through Ken Mansfield's journey of surviving two cancers, while keeping his faith in God. We also get to see the unconditional love between him and his wife, Connie's, as she does whatever it takes to make him feel well again. The sub-title is called Love, God, Cancer, ... Stumbling on Open Ground by Ken Mansfield

Krystal's Rating:

2 Stars

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20,000 Days and Counting

20,000 Days and Counting

On 1/15 Krystal wrote: 20,000 Days and Counting was inspired by Robert D. Smith's realization that he had been alive for 20,000 days. Thinking about how many days that had come and gone by so quickly, he vowed that he would make the most of the next 20,000 days and set out in ways to do that. 20,000 Days and Counting gives ... 20,000 DAYS AND COUNTING BY ROBERT D. SMITH

Krystal's Rating:

4 Stars

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